Medical Marijuana - The Science
Run time 3 minutes 20 secondsProducer Mahala GaylordAudio/Visual sound
This is the new science of pot, part of a fresh wave of study and innovation among scientists and cannabis advocates all
seeking to solve a central conundrum: In Colorado and other states, first came the approval of marijuana as medicine. Next
comes the challenge of proving its effectiveness.
The newest research leaves little doubt that marijuana â or at least its chemical components â has promise in alleviating
symptoms of some ailments, while also making clear that the drug is not without its drawbacks, some potentially serious.